Man Booker Prize winner on being black in America

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Los Angeles-born writer Paul Beatty is the first American to win the Man Booker Prize for Fiction. He won for The Sellout, a racial satire set in south LA. It’s laced with cutting insights about race, slavery, Oreo cookies and segregation.

Credits

Guest:
Paul Beatty - author, 'The Sellout'

Hosts:
Madeleine Brand, KCRW Staff

Producers:
Sarah Sweeney, Anna Scott, Jolie Myers, Christian Bordal, Amy Ta, Michell Eloy